War veterans in Mashonaland West province appealed to President Emmerson Mnangagwa to increase their monthly allowances.
Some of the war veterans, war collaborators and ex-detainees said they did not benefit from the land reform or farming equipment, while some were not receiving school fees for their children. Said Chris Ncube:
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We fought for this land, that is why we are called sons of the soil, but surprisingly some of us do not have land and those who have it are failing to yield good results because of lack of farming equipment.
Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association provincial chairman for Mashonaland West Cornelius Muwoni said President Mnangagwa was aware of some of the grievances and was working on them. He urged all the war collaborators to go for vetting to benefit from Government programmes.
Mashonaland West is one of the ten Zimbabwe Provinces. Its administrative capital is Chinhoyi. It includes Kariba, Hurungwe, Makonde, Zvimba, Norton, Chegutu, Kadoma, Mhondoro-Ngezi, Sanyati and Karoi. It has an area of 57,441 km² and a population of approximately 1.5 million (in 2012). The province... Read More About Mashonaland West Province
The Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) was formed in 1990, led by former ex-combatants to advance the cause of the former freedom fighters who had participated in the Second Chimurenga which brought forth the independence of Zimbabwe in 1980. The main thrust of... Read More About Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association
Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa a politician and the First Secretary of the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front. On the 3rd of August 2018 ZEC Chairperson Priscilla Chigumba announced that Mnangagwa had won the popular vote by 50.8% ,hence he was duly elected to be the president... Read More About Emmerson Mnangagwa